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Unformatted text preview: Relative deprivation Feelings of discontent aroused by belief that one fares poorly compared to others People weigh possible losses more heavily than equivalent gains People respond more negatively to changes that are framed as losses losing ground o learning/socialization evolutionary psychology tendency to favor genetically similar individuals (survival mechanism) learned feelings, beliefs, and behaviors authoritarian personality traits of parents characterized by intolerance; submission to authority; harsh discipline; o conformity normative informational influence self censor o institutional supports institutional prejudice prejudicial attitudes that are held by the majority of people living in a society where stereotypes and discrimination are the norm intended or not, they often go unnoticed media shows faces of men, bodies of women...
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- Fall '10
- Social Psychology